Agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has acknowledged a lack of funding in Europe to help bioeconomy start-ups scale their operations beyond the pilot phase ..
News 9 Oct 2019
The European Court of Justice has rejected an attempt to reverse the decision by the European Chemicals Agency identifying plastic additive bisphenol A as an ..
News 20 Sep 2019
Researchers have found almost three quarters of a range of consumer products tested contained toxic chemicals that raised health concerns ..
News 17 Sep 2019
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
News 4 Sep 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
The European Commission is increasingly interested in consumer behaviour as a vital factor in energy savings and CO2 emission reductions, a senior official has said ..
News 11 Jun 2019
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Europe should build the industrial infrastructure and networks needed to underpin a sustainable 'circular bio-economic society' by mid century, an EU-backed public-private partnership said on ..
News 3 Jun 2019
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
A controversial requirement for the European Commission to consider the impact of regulation on innovative sectors is set to be included in the EU’s Horizon ..
News 21 Mar 2019
The control system used for organic products should be enhanced throughout the supply chain to boost consumer certainty, the European Court of Auditors says ..
News 14 Mar 2019
An advocate general has advised the EU Court of Justice to rule that the European system for the authorisation of pesticides is “sound” ..
News 12 Mar 2019
Consumers could see lower energy bills thanks to new rules on efficiency labels for a range of electrical products published by the European Commission on ..
News 11 Mar 2019
The European Chemicals Agency has compiled an inventory of over 400 chemicals widely added to plastics in a move to speed up risk assessments and ..
News 22 Feb 2019
MEPs and government delegates have agreed on reforms to the Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Regulation to bring Europe into line with the UN Stockholm Convention ..
News 20 Feb 2019